Medico

CDC Confirms Rare Polio-Like Virus Acute Flaccid Myelitis in 22 States

On Saturday, Sputnik reported on the worrisome number of 38 cases of the unusual syndrome, which affects the spinal cord. The increase in cases appeared to begin in 2014, when the CDC started tracking the illness. There is no specific treatment for AFM, but treatments that have been tried include immunoglobulin replacement therapy , corticosteroids, plasma exchange and antiviral therapy, acco... Continua a leggere...

Doctors Suspect Man Died Of Extremely Rare Disease After Eating Squirrel Brains

Doctors Suspect Man Died Of Extremely Rare Disease After Eating Squirrel Brains Doctors diagnosed the unnamed man with a degenerative disease caused by the same infection proteins that cause mad cow disease, the Daily Mail reports . As the disease progresses it fundamentally changes how a certain protein in the brain functions, causing lesions in brain tissue that rapidly spread and ultimately consumes the individual's mind. Continua a leggere...

Cozze alla salmonella, rischi per chi le mangia crude

Cozze alla salmonella, rischi per chi le mangia crude Una delle città coinvolte nello smercio di questi molluschi è Napoli. Il Rasff , sistema di allerta rapido europeo per alimenti e mangimi, che consente di condividere con maggiore efficienza le informazioni relative a gravi rischi per la salute derivanti da alimenti e mangimi, avrebbe riscontrato alcune cozze nere contaminate dalla salmonella . Continua a leggere...

New self-lubricating condoms could make sex slippier and sexier, experts claim

New self-lubricating condoms could make sex slippier and sexier, experts claim A new self-lubricating latex could drive greater use of contraceptives, according to the team of scientists behind the invention. "Such a coating shows potential to be an effective strategy for decreasing friction-associated pain" - for women and men - "and increasing user satisfaction". Continua a leggere...

Italia: abolizione numero chiuso a Medicina "scelta scellerata"

Italia: abolizione numero chiuso a Medicina Successivamente, però, il ministro dell'Istruzione Marco Bussetti ha smentito le informazioni contenute nel disegno di legge , definendo l'abolizione del test d'ingresso comunque un "buon auspicio". Negli ultimi mesi sia Bussetti sia Grillo avevano chiesto maggiori fondi per rivedere le capacità degli atenei, risorse su cui il governo non si è espresso, limitandosi a rottamare il numer... Continua a leggere...

CDC, partners probe 127 polio-like cases in 22 states

So far this year, 127 confirmed or suspected cases of acute flaccid myelitis , or AFM, have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - a significant increase over 2017 and a worrying perpetuation of a disease for which there is little understanding. Continua a leggere...

Lifespan 2040: Nigeria up (157th to 123rd), United States down, Spain on top

Lifespan 2040: Nigeria up (157th to 123rd), United States down, Spain on top In a shift that will be seen by some to reflect a superpower changing-of-the-guard, the world's two largest economies effectively swap positions compared to 2016: in 2040 the United States drops from 43rd to 64th (79.8 years), while China rises from 68th to 39th (81.9 years). Continua a leggere...

Labor moves to make medical transfers from Nauru easier

Labor moves to make medical transfers from Nauru easier This is a significant shift in approach but does not adjust Labor's stated policy in support of boat turn-backs and against Australian settlement for any asylum seeker who comes by boat. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reportedly open to accepting New Zealand's offer to resettle 150 refugees from Nauru if parliament signs off on a "lifetime ban" bill. Continua a leggere...

Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC

In 2014 the CDC said there was a spike in the AFM virus, with 120 people afflicted with it from August to December of that year in 34 states. CDC officials say they haven't found the cause. "As a parent myself, I understand what it's like to be scared for your child", she said. More broadly, she noted, "there is a lot we don't know about AFM". Continua a leggere...

Ricoverata a Firenze per meningite: arrivava da Venezia

Ricoverata a Firenze per meningite: arrivava da Venezia I genitori sono stati sottoposti a profilassi . La prognosi è riservata e le condizioni generali sono stabili . La giovane, insieme alla sua famiglia, aveva visitato prima la città di Venezia e nella giornata di venerdì è arrivata a Firenze . Continua a leggere...

Test medicina, le reazioni all'abolizione del numero chiuso: "No all'apertura a tutti"

Test medicina, le reazioni all'abolizione del numero chiuso: Non sappiamo se il numero chiuso come il numero chiuso a medicina verrà ripensato. Abolizione numero chiuso Medicina: si inizia per gradi In un primo momento, tuttavia, il ministro dell'Istruzione, Marco Bussetti , e il ministro della Salute, Giulia Grillo , non hanno confermato l'abolizione tout court del test di medicina . Continua a leggere...

Child dies of the flu

Child dies of the flu Some are hospitalized and some die. "Get a flu shot; wash your hands; cover your cough, clean and disinfect surfaces and stay home if you become ill". Symptoms of the flu start suddenly and include fever that lasts 3-4 days, body aches, chills, tiredness, cough, and headache. The department said 125,000 people received the flu shot past year through the province's publicly funded vaccination pro... Continua a leggere...

Queens organization raises funds for breast cancer patients

Queens organization raises funds for breast cancer patients The Thomasville and Davidson County communities are invited to support the initiative by purchasing pink ribbons for $1 each in honor or memory of a loved one. Depending on the severity of the ranking, they could recommend further screenings or treatment options, Matthiesen said. The study was published in the journal Breast Cancer Research last week, and funded by Breast Cancer Now. Continua a leggere...

Malore fatale, muore a 19 anni in ospedale: aperta un'inchiesta

Malore fatale, muore a 19 anni in ospedale: aperta un'inchiesta Giunto al nosocomio, il cuore del ragazzo ha smesso di battere. Le comunità di Avellino e di Chiusano San Domenico si stringono attorno ai genitori e ai familiari. Continua a leggere...

Steps to find breast cancer early -- or keep it from happening

Steps to find breast cancer early -- or keep it from happening Pink Week , from October 15 to 19, is dedicated to breast cancer awareness, and CAC raise funds by selling T-shirts. To an extent, women's breast cancer risks are determined by their ancestry and life events, said Marilie Gammon, professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Continua a leggere...

Cancer Survivor Says Store Manager Asked Him To Cover Disfigured Face

Cancer Survivor Says Store Manager Asked Him To Cover Disfigured Face A man who lost his eye and nose to skin cancer was told to leave a petrol station because "the way he looks was scaring customers". But, according to Mr Evans, not before the manager "jerked" him into her office and told him to either cover his face or leave because he was scaring away customers. Continua a leggere...

Zika stings Jaipur as cases rise to 50

The figure was issued by the department after a review meeting chaired by the additional chief secretary (medical and health) Veenu Gupta. "Forty-five out of the total 60 patients are healthy after treatment", the official said after the meeting where measures required to contain the situation were discussed. Continua a leggere...

Doctors warn of global C-section 'epidemic'

Doctors warn of global C-section 'epidemic' The new study , based on data collected from World Health Organization and UNICEF , does not explain this dramatic increase in C-section births in some countries. C-sections can save the lives of women and babies when there are birth complications such as fetal distress, or abnormal positioning. It is estimated that 10-15 per cent of births medically require a C-section due to complication... Continua a leggere...

Archaeologists discover Roman-age burial site of "vampire-child"

Those who buried the child, who possibly died of malaria, may have used the rock to prevent him or her (the child's sex isn't known) from rising from the grave and spreading disease to other people, said a team of researchers in a statement released October 12 by the University of Arizona. Continua a leggere...

Batavia Fire Dept shows support for cancer awareness month

Batavia Fire Dept shows support for cancer awareness month It is estimated that each year, 252,710 women in the U.S will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that more than 40,500 will die. She is also, involved in community outreach and breast health education. Unfortunately, MRI's are too expensive for routine screening so the study authors suggest talking to your doctor if you are a high-risk candidate. Women with breast cancers caught in their earliest... Continua a leggere...


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